West Central Indiana Job Board

University Communication Director

Posted: 04/20/2023

The Office of the President at Indiana State University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of University Communication Director. The University Communication Director is responsible for leading the development, implementation and analysis of a comprehensive communication strategy to enhance the University’s brand and reputation. The position will oversee, produce and participate in the creation of compelling and effective communication that promotes the University’s mission, goals and achievements to internal and external stakeholders. This includes consistent and effective messaging across all communication channels – local, regional, state-wide, national outlets and social media. The Director will have budget management and supervisory responsibilities.

The Director will provide strategic communication in support of the President on a daily basis including preparing comments, speeches and presentations to advance identified priorities and goals.

The University Communication Director will serve as the primary media contact and spokesperson for the University while establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with members of the media to further advance the University’s position with relevant constituents.

Required Education and Experience:
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree, possession of a valid driver’s license, and 5 years of   professional work in communication, public information, journalism, broadcasting, or related field.
Application Process:
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For more information or to apply go to https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/43480.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute’s historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 70 graduate degrees, certificates, and licensure programs, many offered on campus and online. It also serves as a dynamic educational partner for businesses and industries across Indiana and throughout the Midwest. Indiana State is noted for programs in education, business administration, operations and supply chain management, aviation, criminology and criminal justice, cybersecurity, insurance and risk management, psychology, engineering technology, and a variety of health and human services degrees, among many others.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and
recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.

Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together. Join our Sycamore family!

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.